Frozen wells

Sometimes it seems that everything goes fine until the guy who knows the tricks leaves. Mom and dad left to go to Arizona for a few days and the day after they left the well froze. Normally this wouldn’t probably be that big of deal but this time there was a blizzard, the cows didn’t […]

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2 weeks

We’ve been here approximately 2 weeks and we are still living with my parents. The house we are supposed to move into is under construction. There is tape, texture, paint and trIm to finish up. Our texture guy hasn’t been the most reliable and he is one of the types that has an excuse for […]

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Go Time

It’s getting to be go time. I’m 4.5 days from my last day at my desk job. Terrified doesn’t even begin to explain how I’m feeling about this new adventure. The realization that I’ve been away from the farm nearly as long as I was there is a tad bit overwhelming. We like to live […]

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Afternoon Randomness

Unfortunately conventional is easy… one does not have to try to follow a conventional path. You have kids… they’re in school and busy. I think it’s just life. We’re all sort of coasting through. Maybe not easily but just coasting. It’s really hard to do different, to act different and be mindful of every decision we […]

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The decision

It was decided recently that we would pick up our happy little family and move everyone and all of our stuff back to the farm. My parents are wanting to slow down and do the things they’ve always wanted to do. My wife and I want our kids to grow up on the farm, with […]

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